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Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Picks Up Tech Award

The Automotive Researchers and Journalists Conference (RJC) recently met in Japan to award the upcoming Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid SUV with its ultimate clean tech award, the RJC “technology of the year” award for 2014. The Mitsubishi Outlander’s hybrid EV System features a high-capacity battery that sends juice to separate front and rear motors, and […]

November 19th

Mitsubishi Fuso Wins Innovation Award

Diesels and gas-electric hybrids have been fighting for the top of the mile-per-gallon heap for years now, with proponents on each side rightly pointing out their chosen automotive messiah’s pros vs. the other’s cons ever since the first Insight and Prius hit the US market a decade ago. Don’t think, however, that it’s just the […]

November 24th

2012 Green Car Of The Year Finalists Announced

The 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show is just a few weeks away. So are the 2012 Green Car of the Year awards. Many big names are in contention this year sporting a wide range of technologies including diesel, natural gas, hybrid and electric vehicles. So who are this year’s contenders? Click the jump to find out.

November 2nd

Elektra One Solar Plane Takes Aviation Off the Grid

It’s official:  with its new Elektra One electric aircraft and “SunAirport” hangar, aviation company PC-Aero has taken recreational flying off the grid. Billed as “one of the most efficient transportation devices ever conceived”, PC-Aero’s Elektra One employs advanced composite materials and battery technology to keep its dry weight to approx. 400 lbs, which allows the tiny […]

August 14th

EU Automakers Build Green Cars, Win Prizes (sorta)

  The EU Commission is pressuring the automotive industry to develop more environmentally friendly cars, with Brussels even instituting an award system. The EU is already offering credit for investments, to encourage auto makers to reduce the amount of climate-damaging carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in new cars, Brussels authorities revealed last Monday.  According to current […]

July 30th

Gas 2.0: Vote Early, Vote Often

Treehugger.com is holding a little survey to determine its readers’ favorite non-treehugger blogs, and the Important Media Network is strongly represented with Gas 2.0 nominated for “Best Transportation Website” and our sister site Cleantechnica is nominated for “Best Sci-tech Blog“. No doubt we’re a bit of the underdog here, going up against some really fabulous […]

March 21st